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The risks to your marriage when starting a business

starting-a-business.jpgThere have been few periods in history as fertile as this one for an entrepreneurial seed to take hold. Those with a passion and a plan can find their fortunes through a combination of quality work, good marketing and a consumer market that's willing to embrace the artisan, the craftsman or the unique intellectual offerings of a visionary.

Do family law attorneys recommend postnuptial agreements?

Do family law attorneys recommend postnuptial agreements?Each family law issue is unique in several ways. They are unique because of the people involved and the nature of the problems they may be experiencing. For these reasons and others, it is always wise to speak with a lawyer before formalizing any marital agreement. With that said, the short answer to your question is yes, family law attorneys do often recommend postnuptial agreements for Texas couples experiencing marital difficulties.

As a minor, can I divorce my parents in the state of Texas?

iStock-583989228.pngFamily law attorneys will nearly always tell you that preservation of the family unit is the ultimate goal. The lawyers with this firm are no exception. However, there are certain situations in which it may be in the minor's best interests to sever the parental connection legally. This process is called emancipation and as you might imagine, it can be a complex endeavor.

Family law: Supporting children with special needs after divorce

For couples who parent a child with special needs, divorce is often much different than it is for other couples. These parents face the same divorce challenges that other couples face along with many additional considerations related specifically to their special needs child. The age of the child does not matter because many people with special needs will remain dependent on others throughout their lives.

Prenuptial agreements: Identifying the pros and cons

One area of family law that has gotten a lot of attention in recent years is the premarital agreement, which is also known as the prenuptial agreement. The extra attention might be because celebrity weddings and divorces invariably involve a prenuptial agreement of some kind.

Accolades & Achievements

Karen Marvel, Brandon Wong and Michael C. de la Garza Are Proud To Have Achieved The Following Legal Accolades for Exemplary Legal Service.

*Karen Marvel was recognized in Texas Monthly in 2008-2017 as a Texas Super Lawyer by Texas Super Lawyers (a Thomson Reuters service)

**Karen Marvel is Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization